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Former Labour MP for Dewsbury
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 4,615 votes. — 436th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Shahid Malik voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Crown Estates: Fire Services (6 Apr 2010)
“The separate fire safety inspection regime reflects the different way in which the Crown is treated under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/1541), and in particular the fact that the enforcement provisions of the order do not apply to the Crown. The Fire Precautions Act 1971, which preceded the 2005 order, made a similar distinction. The Government have no plans to...”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fire Services: Havering (6 Apr 2010)
“The number of incidents attended by the London Fire Brigade by borough is readily available for periods from April 1999, thus data are shown for years since 2000. Incidents attended in the London Borough of Havering by the London Fire Brigade, 2000-09 Number of incidents 2000 3,076 2001 3,487 2002 3,313 2003 3,983 2004 3,084 2005 3,279 2006 3,245 2007...”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (6 Apr 2010)
“The Government are working to build a fairer, more equal society, where a person's chances and opportunities in life are determined solely by their talent and effort-not by their class, gender, religion or race. We are tackling race inequality by enforcing the strong legal framework, promoting clear leadership in public bodies and focusing work on race across Government. To mark the United...”
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 98 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 91 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£23,783 (91st)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£29,101 (12th)||£28,358 (21st)||£25,856 (78th)||£28,389|
|Staffing costs||£89,866 (451st)||£78,083 (555th)||£95,230 (22nd)||£67,641|
|Communications Allowance||£11,079 (127th)||£10,071 (122nd)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£11,890 (139th)1||£10,402 (208th)2||£8,256 (299th)||£9,688|
|Members' Staff Travel||£232 (266th)||£0||£244 (joint 307th with 2 others)||£207|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£167 (288th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,977 (35th)||£1,167 (172nd)||£4,803 (15th)||£825|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,832 (76th)||£21,266 (5th)||£2,885||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,259 (joint 247th with 2 others)||£1,166 (joint 151st with 11 others)||£1,166|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£6,490 (18th)||£0|
|Total||£173,095 (56th)||£157,255 (136th)||£185,421 (1st)||£132,435|